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Albino bichir Polypterus senegalus - albino

Category: Bichirs & Reed Fish

Size: 6-8cm

Price: £16.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock


Water Chemistry: Adaptable

Diet: Adaptable

Sociability: Aggressive

Care Level: Difficult

Schooling Fish: No


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Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 6-8cm

Polypterus senegalus - albino (Albino bichir)

Bichirs are large, predatory fish distinguished by their armoured bodies, numerous dorsal fins, and lobed pectoral and pelvic fins. They have a very ancient look about them, and can make interesting and rewarding pets.

A hardy, easy to keep species that gets along well with its own kind and other peaceful species too big to swallow whole.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A good community fish provided it is not kept with species so small they will be viewed as food. This fish gets along well with Ctenopoma, Synodontis, and large African tetras such as Congo tetras.

Bichirs are predators and will take a wide variety of live foods including mealworms, river shrimp, and bloodworms. They will also accept dead foods such as frozen prawns, mussels, and lancefish.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Artifical morph
Temperature 24-28C
Size Up to 50 cm
Water Parameters Neutral water conditions preferred
Water PH 7.0-7.5